Buyer

Recruiter
Burton Commercial
Location
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Posted
01 Oct 2017
Closes
12 Nov 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
My client based in the Burton-Upon-Trent area are currently seeking a Buyer to join their team on a 6 month contract.

The position is working full-time hours of 8:30am-17:00pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am-16:30pm on a Friday.

Key responsibilities:

- Supporting the Purchasing team on developing and delivering category strategies.

- Developing and presenting the savings projects to key stakeholders for their own portfolio of spend and ensuring their timely delivery.

- Working with the appropriate internal stakeholders to compile all the relevant specifications and standards, accommodate trails and obtain technical approvals.

- Conducting price negotiations, tenders and benchmarking exercises in line with departmental and business procedures.

- Conducting regular supplier reviews / audits and addressing any supplier performance issues

- Ensuring the performance targets of the department are met and all business policies are communicated and adhered to.

- Developing supplier catalogues, ensuring contracts and price file data are in place and maintained and all commercially sensitive information is correctly retained.

- Administering and maintaining the vendor approval systems, supplier catalogues and accreditation checks, contracts log, market data tracking, equipment registers, and other associated documents.

- Administering and maintaining the integrity of the purchasing data in SAP (including suppliers, materials and purchase pricing); ensuring best practice rules and internal controls are followed.

- To act as primary interface with Accounts Payable in order to resolve invoice and payment queries in a timely manner.

- To carry out any other tasks as may be deemed necessary that will contribute to the efficiency of the department.

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If you are interested in this position please send your CV to or call and ask for Jessica.